Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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most of the houses at mill-port had the appearance of having been burnt several days before— And further this deponent saith not told us we might get our families out of the in peace, that he nor any person he could control should hurt them— nor would they interupt any unarmed persons— he said he had no desire they should leave the if they could live in peace— And further this deponent saith not:
Charles Bleckley
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James Cobb, a witness for the State, produced sworn & examined. deposeth and saith:
That at the time one of the houses at mill-port was burning, I was there, and saw Joseph Smith Jr. . , and two others all on horse back, and and a son of Mr — The house which was a stable had just got in a good way of burning— And further this deponent saith not—
James Cobb
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Jesse Kelly, a witness produced sworn & examined on the part of the State deposeth and saith, that he is [p. [79]]
most of the houses at mill-port had the appearance of having been burnt several days before— told us we might get our families out of the in peace, that he nor any person he could control should hurt them— nor would they interupt any unarmed persons— he said he had no desire they should leave the if they could live in peace— And further this deponent saith not:
Charles Bleckley
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James Cobb, a witness for the State, produced sworn & examined. deposeth and saith:
That at the time one of the houses at mill-port was burning, I was there, and saw Joseph Smith Jr. . , and two others all on horse back, and and a son of Mr — The house which was a stable had just got in a good way of burning— And further this deponent saith not—
James Cobb
[3 lines blank]
Jesse Kelly, a witness produced sworn & examined on the part of the State deposeth and saith, that he is [p. [79]]
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